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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Voisins le Bretonneux, 75, FR

Company: Boston Scientific



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.



About the role

As a Product Owner in the EMEA EDUCARE COE, you will be responsible for daily guidance of the EMEA EDUCARE digital platform product team. You will work with Product Designers and Software Engineers to drive the product strategy for the EMEA EDUCARE digital platform, being the business and technology interface, responsible for backlog management, functionality and high-level planning, and helping the organization to identify, develop and integrate in the digital platform the technologies required to deliver the EDUCARE strategies.


Key Responsibilities

  • Incorporate Agile, Lean, and User Centered Design methodologies to execute on product development, implementation, and operations
  • Serve as a Product Owner in the EMEA EDUCARE balanced team, consisting of Product Manager, Software Engineers, and Product Designer
  • Define and articulate for the EMEA EDUCARE digital platform Product Vision and Strategy, and Business Model to the team, to stakeholders, and to external parties
  • Responsible for product development prioritization and decisions on releases, as a result of a close partnership with end users and the business. Accountable for the full development cycle from requirements to release.
  • Establish Product Roadmap in collaboration with EMEA EDUCARE Product Manager
  • Partner in a Hub & Spoke model with Global EDUCARE COE team to execute Global EDUCARE strategy. Ensure EMEA requirements are appropriately reflected into Global strategy and prioritization.
  • Partner with Designers to lead kickoff, discovery, research and other exploratory activities for projects included in the roadmap, as applicable
  • Establish and track measurable objectives for the team, manage backlog, and de-risk product direction
  • Adjust product direction based on data, customer feedback, and business stakeholder feedback
  • Hold team meetings and help plan and facilitate stakeholder and end-user meetings/interviews
  •  Responsible and accountable for releasing new products, capabilities, and features on the appropriate cadence
  • Communicate product updates back to business stakeholders through frequent communications such as bi-weekly demo
  • Help maintain team culture and communication
  • Work with colleagues in IT, and partner and communicate frequently with Quality, Regulatory, Legal, Security, Privacy and other functions to deliver compliant solutions in an agile manner and drive the adoption of Lean/Agile/User-Centered practices
  • Ensure incorporation of data privacy, quality, user-centered design principles, methodologies and enabling technologies
  • Build trust with stakeholders, working through difficult change management and transitions towards agile best practices
  • Serve as the interface between the team and the business. Represent the business voice within the balanced team
  • Ensure awareness and compliance with applicable standard operating procedures to meet, comply and champion all quality and regulatory commitments of Boston Scientific, especially HCP compliance guidance, EMEA and Countries Regulations
  • Support and facilitate any field corrective action related  to product scope as required


What we are looking for

  • MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years demonstrated experience with product management or product design with a focus on software products and technologies
  • 4+ years’ experience being part of an agile software development team
  • 3 + years’ experience to modern software development product management practices and agile methodologies, specifically the extreme programming (XP) principles of paired programming, test driven development, and continuous improvement/continuous deployment 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment, and to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends; excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience communicating with and success influencing functional and technical team members at all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrated experience in creating, prioritizing, and accepting user stories
  • Demonstrated experience conducting user research and testing to understand needs
  • Experience working in a regulated industry. Healthcare a plus.
  • Experience in working in an International environment
  • Fluent in English. Additional European Language a plus
  • Requirement to travel 20%




About us:

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen. If you are interested, then discover our career opportunities at bostonscientific.com/careers.


Please apply online with your CV in English and supporting documents at: http://jobs.bostonscientific.com

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